John Nossiff
jnossiff@nossiff-law.com
office 978.409.2648
fax 978.470.1302


Overview
John Nossiff has practiced corporate and securities law for 25 years, including 18 years at large international law firms. Before establishing The Nossiff Law Firm LLP, Mr.  Nossiff practiced for 14 years in the Boston office of Brown Rudnick, where he was an Equity Partner concentrating in corporate and securities law, corporate finance, SEC compliance and reporting, public and private equity and debt offerings, mergers and acquisitions (including reverse acquisitions), dispute resolution, venture capital, and commercial contracts. Prior to entering law practice, Mr. Nossiff worked as a financial accountant at Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young).

Education
Mr. Nossiff graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University School of Law, where he earned the highest academic honors awarded by the School of Law: Tauro Distinguished Scholar, Hennessey Distinguished Scholar, and Liacos Distinguished Scholar. He was recognized for academic excellence in Federal Income Taxation. 

He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire, Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Economics, with concentrations in government, accounting and finance. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. 

Speaking Engagements
Mr. Nossiff has given numerous presentations regarding the NASDAQ stock market, updates in securities laws, and corporate finance options.

Bar Admissions & Memberships
Massachusetts Bar
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Untied States District Court District of Massachusetts

Representative Matters
▪ Representation of a nutraceutical technology company in connection with a restructuring and related $5 Million venture funding.

▪ Representation of a registered broker dealer in connection with the winding down of its business operations.

▪ Representation of a U.S.  Environmental Company in connection with a reverse acquisition, private placements of debt and equity and SEC compliance and reporting .

▪ Representation of a U.S. company in connection with a $180 Million financing of a roll-up transaction and merger with a public company, with ongoing representation of the public company in connection with SEC matters, including Securities Act registration

▪ Representation of a U.S. Company in connection with acquisition of U.S. division of a Singapore based publicly traded technology company. 

▪ Representation of a U.S. public company in connection with acquisition of 7,500 internet domain names, equity funding and SEC compliance and reporting matters  

▪ Representation of a U.S. public company in connection with a formal SEC investigation and enforcement proceeding  

▪ Representation of a U.S. Broker Dealer in connection with winding up of its business

▪ Representation of a Canadian based spring water company in connection with its acquisition (reverse acquisition) of a public company and a private offering in the U.S.

▪ Representation of a U.S. Broker Dealer in connection with FINRA investigation

▪ Representation of a private membership club in connection with general corporate matters and $20 million private offering of securities

▪ Representation of a public company in connection with an informal investigation by FINRA

▪ Representation of a private Canadian based Internet portal company in connection with a $10 Million private offering in the U.S. 

▪ Representation of a private environmental company in connection with business formation, financing, and establishment of strategic relationships

▪ Representation of a private energy supplement company in connection with general corporate matters and $2.5 million private offering of securities

▪ Representation of a public software company in connection with SEC compliance matters

▪ Representation of stockholders (including control persons) of public companies in connection with SEC compliance matters (Section 16 and Section 13 reporting and Rule 144 matters)

▪ Representation of a $300 Million U.S. digital printing company in connection with general corporate, dispute resolution and SEC matters

▪ Representation of a large public company in connection with indemnity matters related to the sale of a $90 Million business

▪ Representation of a Canadian mining company in connection with its registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934) and the listing of its common stock on the OTC market in the U.S. 

▪ Representation of a U.S. based publicly traded Internet portal company in connection with general corporate and SEC matters

▪ Representation of a U.S. publicly traded biotechnology company in connection with general corporate and SEC matters

▪ Representation of a U.S. publicly traded company in connection with the spin-off of its pharmaceutical subsidiary

▪ Opinions under Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933 for resales of restricted securities of public companies

▪ Representation of a private software company in connection with a reverse acquisition of a public company, with continued representation of the public company

▪ Representation of a public company listed on the OTC Bulletin Board in connection with its application to list its common stock on the Nasdaq stock market and related appeals process

▪ Representation of a public company concerning the spin-off of an operating division to a private company

▪ Representation of a public company regarding the private placement of convertible debt securities

▪ Representation of public company in connection with a formal investigation by the SEC

▪ Representation of a public company in connection with the public offering of common stock by selling security holders

▪ Representation of a joint venture company in connection with the disposition of an energy facility and related dispute resolution

▪ Representation of an emerging private software company through several rounds of venture capital financing

▪ Representation of private software company in connection with registration under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

▪ Representation of a U.S. company with Chinese operations in connection with a public offering